Asteraceae Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nels.

Brownplume Wirelettuce

Navajo, Kayenta - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 50

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Scientific name: Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nels.
USDA symbol: STPA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Brownplume Wirelettuce
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Used as a paint ingredient for chant arrows used in various ceremonies.

RECRD: 42036 id: 38914